Chicken Wings on the cheap and cheerful

One of my kids came home from school this week with the exciting announcement that someone had a new baby. Cue loads of ‘Ooohhhhs’ and ‘Aaaahhhhhs’ from every one in the car.  Except from 4th born. He simply wanted to know what flavour the baby was.  Stiffling my giggles amidst…

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Chocolate Fudge Balls to kick the cravings

Over the past few days I’ve felt that familiar tickle in my nose. My sinuses are preparing to batten down the hatches. My eyes watering at the prospect of bees, grass seed, gentle breezes and copious amounts air-borne pollen.  Am I worried? Hell no! Summer’s a comin’. A quick visit…

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Smashing Smoothies for the Small Fry’s (and big ones too).

In Ireland we have this saying – perfect in its simplicity.  “Tús maith, leath na hoibre” A good start is half the work. Uncomplicated & true. I find in life that straight-forward  tends to be the  purest and most effective. Simple solutions tend to be what we return to time…

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Christmas Dinner hacks for those who want to leave the kitchen

We spend the whole year trying to be the best versions of ourselves. However for the festive period all bets are OFF. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not saying abandon ship and eat everything sugar laden within a 10 miles radius of you at all times from Dec 20th…

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Creamy Cashew Nut Hot Chocolate

There comes that moment every night when the madness has passed. Pj’s are on, teeth are minty, fresh and clean. Head’s on pillows with the days adventures playing out whilst another day draws to a close. It sounds idillyic, doesn’t it? In reality, you slump down onto the sofa, feeling…

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